Bwindi Forest National Park
Located 534km south west of Uganda on the western rift valley edge lying in the districts of Kabale, Rukungiri, Kanungu and Kisoro. Bwindi covers an area of 331square kilometers with an altitude ranging from 1160 meters on the Ishasha gorge to 2607 meters above sea level on the Rwamunyonyi Peak. Bwindi impenetrable gorilla forest national park is home to approximately half of the world's mountain gorilla population. Read more about Bwindi forest national park
Mount Elgon National Park.
Mount Elgon is a 4,321m high extinct volcano which first erupted about 24 million years ago and which in prehistoric times stood taller than Kilimanjaro does today has the largest surface area of any extinct volcano in the world (50 km by 80 km ). Although the mountain straddles the Kenya border, its loftiest peak, Wagagai (4,321m high), lies within Uganda and is best ascended from the Uganda side. Read more about Mt Elgon national park
Kibale Forest National Park.
Kibale forest national park like Semliki is one of Uganda’s new national parks gazette in 1993. It is Uganda’s major and easily accessible rainforests. Kibale forest national park is home to a record 13 primate species including our great relatives (Chimpanzees), red colobus monkeys, L'Hoest's monkeys and about 335 bird species recorded like: Prirogrine’s ground thrush, Red-winged Francolin, Joyful Greenbul, White-naped Pigeon, Abyssinian Ground Thrush, Red-chested Fluff tail, Grey-throated Flycatcher, Masked and Black-capped Apalises, White-bellied Crested Flycatcher, Orange-tufted and Tiny Sunbirds, among other species. The park also provides a good treat for butterfly lovers and botanists. Other mammal species include; the elusive forest elephant, giant forest hog, buffalo and antelopes. Read More about Kibale forest Np..
Kidepo Valley National Park.
Often forgotten for its distance/location, typical of Kenyan flora and fauna with its natural scenery un changed by modernity anywhere in East Africa’s parks is Kidepo valley national park located in the semi-arid valleys of Karamoja bordering Sudan in the far north and Kenya. The park covers an area of 1,442 square kilometers with an elevation of 914m on Kidepo valley floor and 2749m on Mount Morungole with open tree savannah vegetation varying in structure and composition, wide climatic conditions evolving a diverse flora. Read More about Kidepo Np
Lake Bunyonyi is found in western Uganda about 420km from Kampala. The word Bunyonyi means 'many little birds' It is about 25 km long and 7 km wide. With 29 islands dotting the centre of lake and depths varying from 44m to 900m. The lake is the second deepest in Africa with its surface temperatures ranging from 18 - 25 degrees Celsius, bilharzias free and safe for swimming. The scenery here is spectaculars and brings an experience desirable to stay in Kabale. Read More abot lake Bunyonyi..
Lake Mburo National Park
Covering an area of about 260sq km. Making it the smallest of Uganda’s savanna National Parks with open and wooded savanna forests, lakes and swamps are home to a surprising diversity of Plants, animal and bird species like: large herds of impala, Eland, Klipspringer, Topi, Sitatunga, Zebra Buffalo, Leopards, Crocodiles and Hippos and bird species like: the rare Shoebill stork and White-winged Warbler. Brown Parrot, Blue-napped Mousebird, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, Crested Francolin, Southern Red Bishop. Trilling Cisticola, Yellow-throated Long claw, among others. Read on...
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is located in the southwestern corner of Uganda. The Park covers the northern slopes of the three northernmost Virunga Volcanoes: Mt. Muhavura (4,127 m), Mt. Gahinga (3,474 m), and Mt. Sabinyo (3,645 m).
The Park is about 10 km south of Kisoro and is bordered to the south by the Republic of Rwanda and to the west by the Democratic Republic of Congo. Each of these countries protects its own portion of the Virungas, in the Parc National des Volcans and Parc National des Virunga respectively. The three parks together form the 434-sq. km. 'Virunga Conservation Area' or VCA. Mgahinga is 33.7 sq. km, just 8% of the VCA. Read more..
Murchison Falls Conservation Area (Mfca)
Commonly known as Murchison falls national park is Uganda’s largest national park with a conservation area of 3840 square kilometers located in northwestern Uganda in Masindi and Bulisa districts with a chank of un tamed savannah, riverine forest and woodland vegetation.
The park is bisected by the mighty river Nile into the North and Southern sector with the northern sector having the highest concentration of wildlife due to its favorable vegetation type with animals like; lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, among other species. Read more about Murchison..
Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Stretching from the crater-dotted foothills of the Rwenzori range to the north and along the shores of Lake Edward to the remote Ishasha River in the south with open savannah to rainforest, dense papyrus swamps and brooding crater lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward and stunning Kazinga channel birding paradise is Uganda’s most popular game reserve, Queen Elizabeth national park. Read more about Queen Elizabeth Np
Rwenzori Mountain Hike
The legendary snow-capped Mountains of the Moon as described by Ptolemy in AD150. Reaching an elevation of 5,109m is also Africa's tallest mountain range, exceeded in altitude only by the free-standing Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro. Read more about Rwenzori..
Semliki National Park.
Semuliki National Park is one of Uganda’s new national parks gazette in October 1993. Located in the remote corner of the extreme west of Uganda east of the vast Ituri forest and lying on Uganda-Congo (DRC) border in the western arm of the East African Rift Valley with 0o 44'- 00 53' N - 290 57-30o 11'E coordinates. Southeast is the Rwenzori Mountain, west is DRC and north is Lake Albert, covering an area of 220square kilometers. Read more about Semliki..